Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
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Kung Fu. The role was originally meant for Bruce Lee, but the producers finally opted for David Carradine, son of an American character actor.
Lethal Weapon 4. 'Hard Target; (John Woo) starred Jean-Claude van Damme, and 'Rush Hour' (Brett Ratner) starred Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker.
|After starring in 'Enter the Dragon', international middleweight karate champ Jim Kelly played the leading role in which 1974 movie?||Martial Arts and the Movies
Black Belt Jones. 'What's Up, Tiger Lily' (1966) is a weird Woody Allen comedy. 'Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon' (2000) is a movie by Ang Lee ('Sense and Sensibility'!)and Yuen Woo-Ping starring Chow Yun-Fat and Michelle Yeoh. 'Kung Fu Fighting' is the 1974 hit song by Carl Douglas: 'Everybody was Kung Fu fighting! (Come on!), Thoses kicks were fast as lightning (Hah! Woo-cha!), In fact it was a little bit frightening (Huh! Huh-huh!), But they fought with expert timing (Hah!)'
Big Trouble in Little China. That was a really cool movie. Jackie Chan starred in 'Snake in the Eagle's Shadow' (1978), and Ralph Macchio starred in 'The Karate Kid' (1984).
Breaker! Breaker!. His first big movie. Jackie Chan starred in 'The Big Brawl' (1980).
Way of the Dragon. The fight took place in the Roman Colosseum. 'Way of the Dragon' was titled 'Return of the Dragon' in the USA.
Goldfinger. Starring Sean Connery. In 'The Man with the Golden Gun' Roger Moore gets a lesson in Kung Fu from a bunch of Hong Kong schoolgirls.
Oddjob. All but Kato are James Bond villains. Kato, played by Bruce Lee, is the martial arts expert chauffeur and sidekick of the Green Hornet.
Bruce Lee. Bruce Lee was born in San Francisco. Jackie Chan was born in 1954, the year of the Horse, and Jet Li was born in 1963, the year of the Rabbit. Billy Blanks introduced Tae-Bo for the first time in 1989.
Jackie Chan. Very first Jackie Chan movie I saw, and is still one of my favorite movies.
Chuck Norris. Another good Chuck Norris movie.
Steven Seagal. My favorite Seagal movie.
Van Damme . Van Damme stars with Dennis Rodman in this hit. Personally, I thought that Rodman should have stayed with basketball.
Jackie Chan. Another of my favorite Jackie Chan movies.
Steven Seagal. Good movie. The 2nd one is better then the first in my opinion.
Van Damme . Pretty good movie.
Steven Seagal. Very good movie.
Chuck Norris. An all time favorite of mine. One of his best movies, in my opinion.
Jackie Chan. A very funny movie with Chris Tucker as his co-star. I can't wait for the sequel to come out.
pool cues. Dan Inosanto made a brief appearance as a thug named "Sticks". Although skilled in weapons, it's my personal opinion that Dan Inosanto would most likely have defeated Mr. Seagal decisively in a fight with weapons, particularly ones resembling escrima sticks.
|This actor and martial arts instructor managed to hit Bruce Lee in
"Game of Death"? After hitting Bruce Lee, he said "how do you like
that?"||Martial Arts Movie Titles
Dan Inosanto. Dan Inosanto was one of Bruce Lee's students. He is still active and
travels to seminars teaching Jeet Kune Do and many concepts from
different Philipino martial arts styles.
Jackie Chan. If I remember correctly, he was driving the Japanese entry car, which I think was a suped up Subaru.
|During the making of what movie did Jackie Chan fall, hitting
his head on a rock, and received a permanent hole in his head?||Martial Arts Movie Titles
Armor of God I. This was the scene where Jackie was to jump from a wall to a tree.
He jumped to the tree (unsuccessfully), fell, hit his head on a rock,
and went into a coma temporarily. A permanent thimble-sized whole in
the right side of his head.
|Which animal does Jet Li imitate in "Claws of Steel" to defeat the evil centipede?||Martial Arts Movies
Rooster. Jet Li imitates the movements of a rooster to defeat the evil centipede in the climatic final scenes of the movie. Classical kung fu is well known for its animal styles. Kung fu masters have been imitating the movements of animals for centuries and have created some formidable fighting systems. Some of the better known styles are Tiger, Snake, Crane, Mantis, Monkey and Leopard.
|What is the name of the tournament Frank Dux (Jean-Claude van Damme) enters in the movie "Bloodsport"?||Martial Arts Movies
The Kumite. Loosely based on real life events, the movie "Bloodsport" follows the events in the life of martial artist Frank Dux as he competes in the infamous tournament known as "The Kumite". Contrary to popular belief, the word "kumite" does not mean "fighting". It actually means "to cross hands".
|What martial art does Tommy Lee study and teach in the movie "Best of the Best"?||Martial Arts Movies
Tae Kwon Do. Probably one of the best martial arts movies ever made, "Best of the Best" focuses on the five members of the USA Karate Team who will compete against a Korean team. Although it is called the USA Karate Team, one of the members, Tommy Lee (Philip Rhee), is actually a Tae Kwon Do stylist.
Tadashi Yamashita. Yamashita sensei portayed the role of the evil ninja quit well! He is a kobudo master of note. Yamashita sensei moved to America to become an actor and found it hard at first to make a breakthrough in the industry. He sustained himself by working as a bouncer in bars and teaching karate and kobudo.
|In which movie did Jean-Claude van Damme play the role of a Russian bad guy opposite Sho Kosugi?||Martial Arts Movies
Black Eagle. Not one of JCVD's best movies! The plot is similar to most low budget movies from the late eighties. He went on to better things after this. Sho Kosugi is better remembered for "Revenge of the Ninja".
|Which well known actor voiced the character of Po in the animated movie "Kung Fu Panda"?
||Martial Arts Movies
Jack Black. Jack Black was the voice of Po. Other well known actors who lent their voices to the movie were Lucy Liu, Angelina Jolie and Jackie Chan. Jack Black is well known for his roles in movies like "Tenacious D", "School of Rock" and "Envy".
|What ancient martial art is seen in the movie "The Protector" with Tony Jaa?||Martial Arts Movies
Muay Thai. In the movie, Tony Jaa is a Muay Thai practitioner who must save two elephants who have been kidnapped. Muay Thai is an ancient form of Thai boxing and considered by many to be the toughest stand up fighting art in the world.
|Which actor played the lead role in the movie "The Perfect Weapon"? The character's name was Jeff.||Martial Arts Movies
Jeff Speakman. Jeff Speakman is an American martial artist and actor. He practices American Kenpo Karate and the movie "The Perfect Weapon" was dedicated to the memory of Ed Parker, founder of American Kenpo Karate. Jeff also starred in the movie "Street Knight".